Diagnostic Radiology Faculty

Goodman, Rob

Interim Chair

Research Interests:Pediatric uroradiological investigations; Non accidental injury; Pediatric medical imaging dose reduction

Clinical Interests:Pediatric ultrasound of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract; pediatric uroradiology; oncology; fluoroscopy, cross sectional imaging

Bronen, Richard Arden

Vice Chair of Clinical Research & Education

Research Interests:Imaging of epilepsy, Cortical dysplasias, Temporal lobe anatomy, and Anatomic variants

Clinical Interests:Neuroradiology, specifically imaging of brain, spine, ears, nose, and throat; Image guided procedures involving the head and neck and spine (eg, lumbar punctures, myelography, and biopsies); Areas of special focus include imaging of epilepsy, malformations of cortical development, and temporal bone.

Duncan, James S

Vice Chair of Bioimaging Science & Research

Research Interests:Computer vision; Image processing and medical imaging, with an emphasis on biomedical image analysis

Abrahams, James J

Research Interests:Oral Cavity; Head & Neck

Clinical Interests:Neuroradiology; Head and Neck Radiology; Oral Cavity; Teaching

Andrejeva-Wright, Liva

Research Interests:Breast MRI

Clinical Interests:Breast Imaging; Emergency Radiology

Arici, Melih H

Research Interests:Carotid artery stenosis; Thrombolytic spects and applications

Clinical Interests:Venous insufficiency and management; Diagnostic venous blood sampling; Applications of selective internal radiation therapy

Aruny, John

Clinical Interests:Adrenal Vein sampling; Aorta; Aortic Aneurysm; Aneurysms; Angiography; arm swelling; arterial thrombolysis; Claudication; CryoPlasty; diagnostic imaging/testing; claudication; Diabetic vascular disease; dialysis access procedures; laser surgery (varicose veins); Hemodialysis Access; Leg Pain; Leg swelling; Limb Salvage; needle biopsies-lung; Nephrostomy Tubes; Parathyroid Localization; Renal artery stenosis; venous access ports; Stents; Stent grafts; Tibial Artery Angioplasty; Vascular Stents; varicose vein; closure; varicose veins; vascular and interventional procedure; vascular access grafts - dialysis; vascular malformations; venous access; venous sampling; venous thrombolysis

Ayyagari, Raj

Research Interests:Varicocele Embolization, Transvesicular Drainages, Prostate Artery Embolization

Clinical Interests:Interventional Oncology including Hepatic Chemoembolization, Hepatic Radioembolization, and Percutaneous Tumor Ablation; Varicocele Embolization; Prostate Artery Embolization for BPH; Spinal Augmentation Procedures including Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty; Biliary Interventions; Uterine Fibroid Embolization; Thoracic Duct Embolization.

Baker, Kenneth E

Research Interests:Pediatric body and musculoskeletal imaging

Clinical Interests:Pediatric body and musculoskeletal imaging

Befroy, Douglas E

Research Interests:Development of novel Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) techniques

Bokhari, S.A. Jamal

Research Interests:Trauma imaging; Computed Tomography (CT) scanners; CT-Angiography

Clinical Interests:Trauma; neuroradiology; ultrasound

Burrell, Morton I

Clinical Interests:Abdominal imaging; biliary/panceatic disease; diagnostic imaging/testing; enteroclysis; fluoroscopy of the gastrointestinal tract; gastrointestinal radiology; genitourinary radiology

Carson, Richard E

Research Interests:Positron emission tomography (PET) modeling and physics; Tracer kinetic modeling methods and parametric imaging techniques for PET tracers; Application of receptors ligands to assess neurotransmitter dynamic; 3D and 4D PET image reconstruction; Medical imaging

Cedeno, Paul Anthony

Clinical Interests:Neuroradiolgy, Emergency Radiology, Spine Intervention

Chen, Ming-Kai

Research Interests:Improving PET/CT imaging acquisition and quantification; Validation of new clinical radiotracer; Radiation exposure assessment; Internal dosimetry; Radioiodine treatment for thyroid disease; Molecular imaging in neuroscience and neurotoxicology; Small animal imaging; Receptor binding assay and autoradiography

Clinical Interests:PET/CT oncology and neurology; general nuclear medicine studies, including bone scan, gallium, leukocyte, MIBG, octreotide, liver-spleen, renal scan, brain perfusion, lung ventilation and perfusion scan, GI bleeding scan, HIDA scan, thyroid disease; radioisotope targetting therapies, including radioiodine for thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism, zevalin, samarium; internal dosimetry.

Cheng, David W.

Research Interests:Molecular imaging

Clinical Interests:Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging (including oncology and benign conditions); general nuclear medicine studies, including bone, gallium, leukocyte, Meta-Iodo-Benzyl-Guanidine (MIBG), octreotide, liver-spleen, renal, brain perfusion, lung ventilation and perfusion, GI bleed, Hydroxy Iminodiacetic Acid (HIDA), thyroid disease and cancer diagnostic studies; radioisotope therapies, including radioiodine for thyroid cancer, zevalin, samarium and octreotide

Choma, Michael Andrew

Research Interests:Optics; Optical Coherence Tomography; Microscopy; Random Lasers; Pediatrics; Heart Development; Cilia; Respiratory Disease

Colton, Christine Cassandra

Clinical Interests:Neuroradiology and Body Imaging

Constable, R. Todd

Research Interests:Development of MRI techniques to allow faster scanning and/or to provide functional information; Quantitative information and high quality pictures of anatomy; Application of new methods to answer fundamental questions in basic science and medicine with emphasis on applications in neuroscience.

Cornfeld, Daniel

Research Interests:Ultrasound Service

Clinical Interests:Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)/Computed Tomography (CT); abdominal and pelvic MRI; emergency room radiology

Curtis, Anne Mcbride

Research Interests:Evaluation of practice patterns; Communication between radiologists and referring physicians

Clinical Interests:Imaging of the lungs and thorax; needle biopsies of the lung; benign and malignant diseases of the lung, particularly tuberculosis and HIV infection; neoplastic diseases; occupational lung disease; lung cancer; certified B reader for National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

De Feyter, Henk

Research Interests:In vivo 13C MRS, Brain metabolism, tumor metabolism

de Graaf, Robin

Research Interests:Cerebral energy metabolism

Deb, Priyanka

Clinical Interests:emergency radiology

D'Errico, Francesco

Research Interests:Superheated emulsions

Dicks, Demetrius

Research Interests:Cardiac MR in adult congenital heart disease, teaching the business of radiology, low dose CT lung cancer screening.

Clinical Interests:thoracic oncology; interstitial lung disease; adult congenital heart disease; aortic valve disorders; cardiac CT; cardiovascular MRI; high resolution chest computed tomography

Doddamane, Indukala

Research Interests:Clinical applications of positron imaging and single photon imaging in oncology and non-oncology areas; Radio-targeted therapy

Clinical Interests:Various diagnostic and therapeutic applications of single photon imaging and positron imaging including radio-targeted immunotherapy, radiotherapy for benign and malignant thyroid diseases, bone pain palliation using radiopharmaceuticals

Durand, Melissa Angeline

Research Interests:Digital breast tomosynthesis

Clinical Interests:breast cancer; diagnostic mammography; ultrasound; MRI; interventional procedures including pre-operative needle localization, stereotactic US, and MR core biopsy.

Ehrlich, Lauren

Clinical Interests:Pediatric ultrasound; pediatric uroradiology; pediatric oncology; pediatric fluoroscopy; pediatric and fetal MRI; pediatric CT and pediatric trauma.

Esterlis, Irina

Research Interests:Neuroreceptor imaging; Mood disorders; Tobacco addiction

Clinical Interests:Uni- and bi-polar depression; tobacco smoking; cognitive impairment

Forman, Howard Paul

Research Interests:Healthcare policy; Health economics; Medicare and medicaid finance; Radiation risks and consent practices; MQSA; Women in radiology; Workforce in radiology; Undergraduate and graduate education

Clinical Interests:Computed tomography (CT); Abdominal imaging; Genito-urinary imaging; Trauma and emergency imaging

Fulbright, Robert K.

Research Interests:Neuroradiology; Image processing; MR spectroscopy; Diffusion tensor MR imaging; Perfusion MR imaging; Functional MR imaging; Brain tumors; Reading and reading disability

Clinical Interests:Neuroradiology; image processing; diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); perfusion MRI; magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Geisel, Jaime

Research Interests:Breast Imaging

Clinical Interests:Breast Imaging

Greenwood, Lee H.

Research Interests:EndoUrology; GI bleeding therapy;

Clinical Interests:catheter directed cancer treatments; kidney stone removal; abnormal fluid collection drainage, biopsies of lesions of the lung and abdomen; all types of venous access such as dialysis catheters, medi-ports or central lines.

Gunabushanam, Gowthaman

Research Interests:Vascular ultrasound; Radiofrequency ablation and chemoembolization of liver tumors; Venous access in oncology patients

Haims, Andrew H

Research Interests:High resolution imaging of small joints such as the ankle, elbow and wrist; CT imaging of orthopedic trauma; Strong interest medical student education

Clinical Interests:Musculoskeletal radiology, with special interests in orthopaedic trauma, sports-related injuries, orthopaedic oncology

Hampson, Michelle

Research Interests:Resting state functional connectivity; Neurofeedback; Real-time fMRI

Hashemi Zonouz, Taraneh

Research Interests:Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Computed Tomography;Nuclear Medicine; Neuroimaging & Neurology; Ultrasound & Mammography; General Radiology

Herman, Peter

Research Interests:fMRI; BOLD; local field potentials; multi unit activity; Laser-Doppler; optical imaging; laser speckle

Hooley, Regina J

Research Interests:Ultrasound screening; Breast density legislation; mammography; Tomosynthesis; Breast MR; Elastography

Clinical Interests:All aspects of breast imaging (including screening, breast MR, digital mammography, tomosynthesis and breast ultrasound); general ultrasound; women's imaging

Horvath, Laura

Clinical Interests:All aspects of Breast Imaging: Mammography, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Huang, Yiyun Henry

Research Interests:PET Radiochemistry; PET Radiotracer Development; Preclinical PET Imaging; Clinical PET Imaging; Application of PET Imaging in Drug Development

Hyder, D. S. Fahmeed

Research Interests:Brain energy metabolism; Neurovascular and neurometabolic coupling; BOLD technology; BIRDS technology; Calibrated fMRI technology; SAR technology; Cancer imaging and therapy technology; Molecular probes and nanocarriers

Israel, Gary M

Research Interests:GU radiology; Imaging of renal masses

Clinical Interests:Computed Tomography (CT); Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the abdomen and pelvis; cancer

Johnson, Kevin M

Research Interests:Noninvasive coronary imaging; Computed tomography; Cardiovascular risk factors

Clinical Interests:General radiology; cardiac imaging

Johnson, Michele H

Clinical Interests:Vascular lesions of the brain; arterio-venous malformations (AVM); aneurysms; interventional procedures of the brain; spine, head and neck (angiography, arteriography); vertebroplasty for compression fractures

Katz, Lee David

Research Interests:MRI arthrography; Sports injuries

Clinical Interests:Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Computed Tomography (CT); Sports Injuries; MRI and CT Arthrography and Orthopaedic Oncology

Kent, Risa H.

Clinical Interests:Body Computed Tomography (CT); Ultrasound (US); Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Kier, E. Leon

Research Interests:Correlative investigation of anatomy

Clinical Interests:Neuroradiology

Killam, Jonathan

Clinical Interests:Pulmonary vascular disease; interstitial lung disease, functional imaging of the chest

Kirsch, Jonathan D

Clinical Interests:Body imaging; ultrasound; Computed Tomography (CT); Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); emergency radiology

Levesque, Paul H

Clinical Interests:mammography, breast ultrasound, ultrasound guided core biopsy, stereotactic core biopsy, breast MRI and MRI guided biopsy

Lim, Keunpoong

Research Interests:PET(Positron Emission Tomography) radiopharmaceutical development

Lischuk, Andrew W

Research Interests:musculoskeletal imaging; MRI

Clinical Interests:musculoskeletal trauma; sport medicine; small joint imaging

Liu, Chi

Research Interests:Quantitative PET/CT and SPECT/CT for cardiology and oncology applications; Image reconstruction algorithms; Quantitative data correction; Respiratory and cardiac motion compensation; Dynamic imaging; Translational imaging.

Mahajan, Amit

Research Interests:Parathyroid Imaging, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Head and Neck Cancer Imaging

Clinical Interests:pediatric neuroradiology; head and neck imaging; spine imaging; seizure imaging; emergency imaging; functional imaging; neurodiagnostic and interventional angiography.

Malhotra, Ajay

Clinical Interests:pediatric neuroradiology; head and neck imaging; spine imaging; seizure imaging; emergency imaging; functional imaging; neurodiagnostic and interventional angiography.

Mason, Graeme F

Research Interests:Alcoholic intoxication; Alcoholism; Alcohol metabolism; Amino acids; Carbohydrates; CNS diseases; Fatty acids; Molecular mechanisms of pharmacological Action; Mood disorders

Mathur, Mahan

Clinical Interests:GI/GU radiology; transplants (liver, kidney); CT conolography; international radiology outreach programs

McCarthy, Shirley M

Research Interests:Women's imaging; CT; MRI

Clinical Interests:Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with special interest in the female pelvis, cancer

McClennan, Bruce L

Research Interests:contrast media, genitourinary tract imaging including body CT, health services research

Clinical Interests:Genito-urinary radiology; contrast media; Computed Tomography (CT); cancer

Miller, Cindy Renee

Research Interests:Cranial sonography

Clinical Interests:Ultrasound, especially cranial sonography, skeletal imaging, including skeletal dysplasias; non-accidental trauma, oncologic imaging, imaging of neuromuscular diseases

Minja, Frank Japhet

Clinical Interests:pediatric neuroradiology; head and neck imaging; spine imaging; seizure imaging; emergency imaging; functional imaging; neurodiagnostic and interventional angiography.

Modi, Jignesh

Research Interests:Neuroradiology, Emergency Radiology, MRI

Clinical Interests:Neuroradiology, Emegency Radiology General Radiology

Mojibian, Hamid R

Research Interests:CT angiography of peripheral vascular disease; Dynamic vascular imaging; Clinical applications of phase contrast imaging; Hemodialysis access catheters

Clinical Interests:Adult and pediatric cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), coronary Computed Tomography (CT); CT and MR angiography, vascular and non-vascular interventions, uterine fibroid embolization

Morris, Evan Daniel

Research Interests:Kinetic modeling; Parameter estimation; Parametric imaging; Dopamine; Reward; Drug occupancy; Drug abuse; Alcoholism; Parkinson's disease

Nabulsi, Nabeel

Research Interests:Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Radiopharmaceuticals

Negishi, Michiro

Research Interests:Eelectroencephalography, functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Electrical Impedance Tomography

Nunez, Diego B.

Research Interests:Neuro trauma; Spine and cord injuries; Brain; Head and Neck infections; Emergent findings in neuroradiology; Initiatives in quality improvement and safety

Clinical Interests:Diagnostic radiology, neuroradiology; emergent diseases of the brain, spine, head and neck

Pahade, Jay

Clinical Interests:GI and GU abdominal imaging; prevention of CIN; media/contrast induced nephropathy; improving patient-centered radiology; and GI and GU abdominal imaging including hepatic and pancreatic malignancies.

Pan, Jullie W.

Research Interests:Metabolic physiology of brain; neurotransmission and brain function; development and implementation of imaging in humans at ultra-high field (7Tesla); metabolic pathophysiology of epilepsy; clinical epilepsy; epilepsy imaging; outcome studies

Clinical Interests:Epilepsy; Electroencephalogram (EEG)

Papademetris, Xenophon

Research Interests:Automated biomedical image analysis and measurement; Interactive 3D visualization of medical images and structures

Peters, Dana C

Research Interests:Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Atrial fibrillation; Radial imaging; Late gadolinium enhancement; Cardiac imaging

Philpotts, Liane E

Research Interests:Improvements in breast biopsy; Patient management

Clinical Interests:All aspects of breast imaging and intervention; breast tomosynthesis; expertise in breast biopsy: stereotactic, ultrasonographic, and MR-guided; ductography; cancer

Pollak, Jeffrey

Research Interests:Outcome of embolotherapy for pulmonary arteriovenous malformations; Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts; Locoregional therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma; Outcome after uterine fibroid embolization

Clinical Interests:Interventional procedures, revascularization, angioplasty, stenting of arteries and veins, embolization (blocking vessels): uterine fibroid embolization, varicocele embolization and ovarian vein embolization (pelvic congestion syndrome), vascular malformation treatment, varicose vein treatment, inferior vena cava filter placement, minimally invasive cancer treatment, chemoembolization and local ablation, radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, carotid disease, aneurysms, cancer; percutaneous drainage procedures: nephrostomy and biliary draiange

Qiu, Maolin

Research Interests:NMR Methods for understanding the neurophysiological basis of neuroimaging and human brain functions under normal and pathological conditions.

Raghu, Madhavi

Research Interests:Breast Imaging

Clinical Interests:Breast imaging; Emergency Radiology; Ultrasound

Rastogi, Priya

Clinical Interests:Abdominal imaging.

Reiner, Eric

Clinical Interests:Vascular, interventional radiology

Rothman, Douglas L

Research Interests:MR spectroscopy development; MR imaging methods to image metabolic and neurotransmitter pathways in humans and in animal models

Rubinowitz, Ami N

Research Interests:Interstitial lung disease; Imaging of small and large airway disease.

Clinical Interests:Thoracic imaging; chest radiology; Computed Tomography (CT); diseases of the aorta; pleural diseases; interstitial lung disease; lung cancer; bronchiectasis; diseases of the small and large airways; mediastinal masses

Saperstein, Lawrence A

Clinical Interests:Positron emission tomography - computed tomography (PET/CT) in oncology and neurology; single photon emission computed tomography - computed tomography (SPECT/CT); bone scintigraphy in cancer and benign conditions; radioisotope targeted therapies, including iodine 131 for thyroid cancer and radium 223 for bone metastases in prostate cancer

Scoutt, Leslie Millar

Research Interests:GYN and first trimester US; dialysis graft US; carotid US; IV US contrast; Transplant complications imaged with US; prediction of thyroid cancer and location of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA)'s by US imaging; correlation of vascular US with Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) and Computer assisted tomography (CTA) and cardiac echo

Clinical Interests:Ultrasound; female pelvis ultrasound; vascular ultrasound; Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD); Peripheral Venous Disease (PVD); cancer; tumors

Sheiman, Laura S

Clinical Interests:screening mammography; diagnostic mammography; breast MRI; breast ultrasound; image-guided breast procedures; breast biopsy; breast cancer; benign breast conditions

Shin, Myung Soo

Clinical Interests:Thoracic radiology; interstitial lung disease; immunologic diseases; neoplastic diseases of the chest

Silin, Douglas D.

Clinical Interests:Spine and back procedures including epidural steroid injection, nerve root block, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty; dialysis access procedures including fistula, graft and catheters; venous access including sub-cutaneous ports – portacatheters; drainage procedures including nephrostomy and nephrolilthotomy access, biliary and gallbladder; IVC filters placement and retrieval; biopsy CAT scan and ultrasound guided of liver, kidney, spleen, adrenal, thyroid, lymph nodes and lung; radiofrequency ablation; uterine fibroid embolization

Silva, Cicero

Research Interests:Neonatal imaging; hi-resolution ultrasound applications; pediatric oncology

Clinical Interests:Neonatal imaging hi-resolution ultrasound applications; pediatric oncology

Sinusas, Albert John

Research Interests:Advanced cardiovascular and molecular imaging

Clinical Interests:Cardiovascular imaging; stress testing; ischemic heart disease

Staib, Lawrence

Research Interests:Automated biomedical image analysis and measurement; geometric and probabilistic deformable models for segmentation and nonrigid registration of biomedical images for measurement of structure and function with applications to neuroscience and cardiology; functional magnetic resonance image (fMRI) analysis; diffusion weighted magnetic resonance (DW-MR) image analysis

Sze, Gordon

Research Interests:Utility of new sequences in MR imaging

Clinical Interests:Neuroradiology; spinal cord imaging; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) contrast media studies; MRI pulse sequences; brain and spinal cord cancer; head and neck cancer

Tagare, Hemant D.

Research Interests:Heart motion analysis

Taylor, Caroline Rix

Research Interests:Virtual colonography

Clinical Interests:Diagnosis of acute abdominal pain; screening for hepatocellular carcinoma; management of lung carcinoma; oncologic Computed Tomography (CT) imaging; CT (virtual) colonography

Tocino, Irena

Research Interests:Continuous quality improvement; Practice standards; Meaningful utilization of imaging studies; Information technology; Information management in Radiology

Clinical Interests:All aspects of breast imaging, consultation, and intervention; expertise in borderline breast lesions, ductal carcinoma in situ and issues related to screening programs; imaging of the lungs and thorax; benign and malignant diseases of the lung; intensive care radiology and trauma; stereotactic needle biopsy; lung cancer; breast cancer; continuous quality improvement; practice standards

Vassilieva, Svetlana M.

Research Interests:Clinical trials involving the development of innovative approaches in variety of imaging modalities including mammography, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance to address medical problems.

Clinical Interests:ENT imaging; Computed tomography, CT colonography, 3-D Tomosynthesis mammography

Velcani, Artur

Clinical Interests:MRI imaging of the brain, CSF-contrast phase imaging, musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging, OB and pelvic ultrasound imaging

Wackers, Frans J Th

Research Interests:Computer Quantification; Heart Disease; Myocardial Perfusion; Radionuclide Imaging; Ventricular Function; Diabetes and heart disease

Clinical Interests:nuclear cardiology; stress testing; clinical cardiology; exercise testing

Weinreb, Jeffrey C.

Research Interests:Body Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Breast MRI;Liver disease; MR contrast agents

Clinical Interests:Body Computed Tomography (CT); and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI);prostate MRI; liver imaging; MR contrast agents;abdominal imaging;performance quality improvement

White, Robert I., Jr

Research Interests:Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia; pulmonary arteriovenous malformations; exercise stress testing; philosophy of interventional radiology (IR) practice; clinical practice of IR

Clinical Interests:Since the inception of the Yale HHT Center in 1988, we have evaluated 3000 patients with Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT). Exercise stress testing (EST) is an active area of our research and I will continue to work with pediatric cardiology as an Emeritus Professor and Associate Research Scientist.

Wilhelm, Patrice

Research Interests:Quality of Life as impacted by interventional radiologic procedures.

Clinical Interests:Central Venous Access, Wound Care, care of patients before during and after IR procedures, Sclerotherapy treatment of varicose veins.

Williams, Ann-Marie

Research Interests:Interventional radiology procedure outcomes performed by midlevel practitioners.

Clinical Interests:Venous access procedures requiring fluoroscopy and surgical skills. Sclerotherapy treatment for varicose veins.

Zucconi, William Bartley

Clinical Interests:Diagnostic neuroradiology with emphasis on head and neck imaging